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«Immersion France» : a new application to support the promotion of linguistic offers for tourists, students or schoolchildren

Lyslie Legendre - 14-janv.-2016 09:38:10
The linguistic tourism generates 1 million nights and a turnover of over 115 million Euros every year. IMMERSION FRANCE launched by Campus France in order to improve the visibility of French offer worldwide is : - an application for mobiles and tablets which is multilingual, free and easy to access; - a directory listing the best offers of language centres in France: Qualité Français Langue Étrangère (French as Foreign Language Quality) label, Qualité Unosel (Unosel Quality) label, Office quality contract and institutions member of the Campus France Forum; - a support to decide which tailor-made stay to choose; - an interactive map to discover the French regions; - over 100 promotion pictures and videos;hundreds of stay offers detailing learning of French language and cuisine, tourist travels and trainings   - hundreds of stay offers detailing learning of French language and cuisine, tourist travels and trainings.

L’ORÉAL DEBUTS FIRST-EVER STRETCHABLE ELECTRONIC UV MONITOR AT THE 2016 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

Lyslie Legendre - 11-janv.-2016 04:37:34
At the Consumer Electronics Show, L’Oréal unveiled My UV Patch, the first-ever stretchable skin sensor designed to monitor UV exposure and help consumers educate themselves about sun protection. The new technology arrives at a time when sun exposure has become a major health issue, with 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers being associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun* in addition to attributing to skin pigmentation and photoaging. To address these growing concerns, L’Oréal Group’s leading dermatological skincare brand, La Roche-Posay, is introducing a first-of-its kind stretchable electronic, My UV Patch. The patch is a transparent adhesive that, unlike the rigid wearables currently on the market, stretches and adheres directly to any area of skin that consumers want to monitor. Measuring approximately one square inch in area and 50 micrometers thick - half the thickness of an average strand of hair - the patch contains photosensitive dyes that factor in the baseline skin tone and change colors when exposed to UV rays to indicate varying levels of sun exposure. Consumers will be able to take a photo of the patch and upload it to the La Roche-Posay My UV Patch mobile app, which analyzes the varying photosensitive dye squares to determine the amount of UV exposure the wearer has received. The My UV Patch mobile app will be available on both iOS and Android, incorporating Near Field Communications (NFC)-enabled technology into the patch-scanning process for Android. My UV Patch is expected to be made available to consumers later this year. “Connected technologies have the potential to completely disrupt how we monitor the skin’s exposure to various external factors, including UV,” says Guive Balooch, Global Vice President of L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator. “Previous technologies could only tell users the amount of potential sun exposure they were receiving per hour while wearing a rigid, non-stretchable device. The key was to design a sensor that was thin, comfortable and virtually weightless so people would actually want to wear it. We’re excited to be the first beauty company entering the stretchable electronics field and to explore the many potential applications for this technology within our industry and beyond.” My UV Patch was developed by L’Oréal’s U.S.-based Technology Incubator, a business division dedicated entirely to technological innovation, alongside MC10, Inc., a leading stretchable electronics company using cutting-edge innovation to create the most intelligent, stretchable systems for biometric healthcare analytics. L’Oréal also worked with PCH who design engineered the sensor. The stretchable, peel-and-stick wearable unites L’Oréal Group’s extensive scientific research on the skin and expertise with UV protection with MC10’s strong technological capabilities in physiological sensing and pattern recognition algorithms to measure skin changes over time, and PCH’s 20-year experience in product development, manufacturing and supply chain. "With My UV Patch, L’Oréal is taking the lead in developing the next generation of smart skincare technology powered by MC10’s unique, stretchable electronics platform, that truly addresses a consumer need," said Scott Pomerantz, CEO of MC10. "This partnership with L’Oréal marks an exciting new milestone for MC10 and underscores the intersection of tech and beauty and the boundless potential of connected devices within the beauty market."  *Source: Skin Cancer Foundation 2015 “Together with La Roche-Posay dermatologists like myself, we share a mission to help increase sun safe behavior,” added Alysa Herman, MD.  “La Roche-Posay recently commissioned a global study in 23 countries, which surveyed 19,000 women and men and found a huge gap in consumer behavior: even though 92% were aware that unprotected sun exposure can cause health problems, only 26% of Americans protect themselves all year round, whatever the season. With the new My UV Patch, for the first time, we are leveraging technology to help incite a true behavioral change through real-time knowledge. ”  Source : www.loreal.com 

Meet French exhibitors at the France Pavilion at Arab Health 2016

Hairel Abbie - 26-nov.-2015 03:40:52
  Date begin : 25th january 2015 Date End : 28th january 2015       ARAB HEALTH   will host in 2016 37 country pavilions further enhancing the range of hospital equipment, medical equipment, medical devices and medical technology on display at the exhibition. ARAB HEALTH 2016 will showcase more than 4,000 companies exhibiting their latest innovations to more than 130,000 healthcare professionals attending from 163 countries. MEDLAB is the most influential MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS event in the Middle East. MEDLAB 2016 will showcase more than 500 companies exhibiting their latest innovations to more than 30,000 healthcare professionals attending from 37 countries.   French companies in the medical sector: http://www.youbuyfrance.com/ae/companies.aspx?k=&z=G70&c=AE&ca=2&sca=77   AD REM TECHNOLOGY AIRINSPACE AKS FRANCE (NAUSICAA Medical) ALLIBERT MEDICAL HOLDIPLAST APPLICATIONS TECHNOLOGIQUES AVANCEES - A T A ATELIERS DU HAUT FOREZ Avalun Bertin Technologies BERTIN TECHNOLOGIES BIOLABO SAS BIOTECHNI CARINA CARINA CENTRECO-Centrexport COLDWAY Cosmosoft DELACROIX-CHEVALIER E I H F Ecodas EDAP TMS FRANCE EIHF-ISOFROID ERMEDI INTERNATIONAL EURASANTE FACULTATIEVE TECHNOLOGIES HOLTEX IDEAL MEDICAL PRODUCTS ENGINEERING INNOV SA INTAIR MEDICAL JRI KINETEC SAS Laboratoire De La Mer LID LILLE EURASANTE MATIFAS MEDIFF MEDINOVA INTERNATIONAL Medlane METACONCEPT INTERNATIONAL MICROVAL MILS SAS MULTIWELL ORTHOPAEDIC & SPINE DEVELOPMENT PETERS SURGICAL PHARMAOUEST INDUSTRIES RHODYS ROCAMED FRANCE S.B.M SA SA BIOLABO SANIVAP SATISFORM SCALEO MEDICAL SEFAM SERF SOLSTEO Sonoscanner SPENGLER SAS SPINEWAY STE AGENCINOX TECH MED TM TEKNIMED TESALYS THUASNE TRADING POINT VERRE ET QUARTZ TECHNOLOGIES VILLARD VISIOMED GROUP YSY MEDICAL SAS  

Medica Compamed 2015: Meet French exhibitors at the France Pavilion from 16th to 19th of November

Lyslie Legendre - 03-nov.-2015 04:19:49
COMPAMED takes place in Dusseldorf, Germany and  is the leading international market place for the medical supplier industry and product development! Thus COMPAMED is No. 1 for the medical supplier industry.    More than 750 exhibitors from 40 nations More than 17,000 international trade visitors 11.000 qm floor space COMPAMED takes place in connection with MEDICA, and in this way depicts the complete process chain for medical products More than 4,800 exhibitors at MEDICA are potential visitors of COMPAMED COMPAMED takes place in connection with MEDICA and offers a wide range of technology and service solutions for use in the medical engineering industry – from new materials, components, intermediate products, packaging and services all the way over to more complex order processing (EMS) and nanotechnology. Companies on youbuyfrance.com involved in this event: ·          AD REM TECHNOLOGY ·          ALTEOR ·          AM CUBE ·          AMINOGRAM ·          APHEX BIOCLEAN FRANCE ·          APPLICATIONS TECHNOLOGIQUES AVANCEES - A T A ·          ARTS ENERGY ·          ATELIERS DU HAUT FOREZ ·          Avalun ·          AWEL INTERNATIONAL ·          AXFIL ·          Bertin Technologies ·          BERTIN TECHNOLOGIES ·          BIO EVOLUTION ·          BRETAGNE COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL ·          CAIR LGL ·          CARINA ·          CASTRES- MAZAMET TECHNOPOLE ·          CIR MEDICAL ·          CISBIO BIOASSAYS ·          COLDWAY ·          COMPTOIR GENERAL DU RESSORT ·          CRYONIC MEDICAL ·          DELPHARM BIOTECH ·          DIACLONE ·          Dtamedical ·          E I H F ·          EIHF-ISOFROID ·          ETABLISSEMENTS ASTRA ·          ETABLISSEMENTS DESSILLONS & DUTR ·          EUROCELL DIAGNOSTICS ·          EVOLUCARE TECHNOLOGIES ·          FAVI LE LAITON INJECTE ·          FAVI S.A. ·          FOURES SAS ·          FUMOUZE DIAGNOSTICS ·          GROUPE LEPINE ·          HOLTEX ·          i2a ·          I-CARE CLUSTER ·          ID bio ·          ID bio SAS ·          JCM MED ·          JRI ·          LA DIFFUSION TECHNIQUE FRANCAISE ·          LABORATOIRE DU SOLVIREX ·          Laboratoire PROTECSOM ·          LE GUELLEC ·          LID ·          LOXOS ·          MANUDO MEDICAL ·          MATIFAS ·          MCCB ·          MEDICAL INNOVATION DEVELOPPEMENT ·          MEDICAL PROCESS ·          MEDIFF ·          MEDINOVA INTERNATIONAL ·          MEZIERE IDC ·          MICROVAL ·          MULTIWELL ·          NEOSCAN MEDICAL ·          NG Biotech ·          NOWAK ·          OPTIMIZ ·          PAROLAI ·          PIXIENCE ·          Plastifrance ·          POLIDIS ·          PROGRESS SILICONES S.A.S. ·          QUIES ·          RM INGENIERIE ·          ROVIPHARM ·          SA GALVANOPLASTIE INDUSTRIELLE ·          Saft ·          SAFT ·          SANIVAP ·          SARL JCM MED ·          SATISFORM ·          SILIOS TECHNOLOGIES ·          SKINEXIANS ·          SNEP POLIDIS ·          SOLSTEO ·          SPINEWAY ·          STARVAC GROUP ·          SURGICAL PERSPECTIVE ·          TECHNOFLEX ·          TEKNIMED ·          TERRAILLON ·          TESALYS ·          THUASNE ·          TOP CLEAN PACKAGING GROUP ·          TRIOPLANEX FRANCE SA ·          VALMY SAS ·          VALMY SAS ·          VECTEC ·          VERRE ET QUARTZ TECHNOLOGIES ·          VIGILIO ·          YSY MEDICAL SAS ·          ZEAKON DIAGNOSTICS www.compamed-tradefair.com  

Homeowners can soon sell solar power to TNB

KHOO Kim Hwa - 25-août-2015 03:49:35
Malaysia will be implementing its 500MW of capacity for net energy metering (NEM) beginning 2016 until 2020, with 100MW capacity limit a year in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah. NEM allows self-consumption of electricity generated by solar photovoltaic system users, while selling the excess energy to TNB. The suggested NEM quota is 20% for residential area, 40% for industrial sector 40% and the remaining for commercial buildings.   To control properly NEM in the future while protecting TNB’s interests, applications  would be required through an online system, and Industrial sector should declare upfront on how much they will generate on their own, while still consuming energy from TNB.  

POLLUTEC 2014 : 26th international exhibition of environmental equipments technologies and services

Harold MEURISSE - 17-nov.-2014 03:21:25
Show presentation Leading general show for the environment and energy industries. Pollutec brings together professionals from around the world to discuss innovative solutions that reduce the impact of human activities on the environment, whether it be in industry, local authorities or in the service sector. • 100 000 sq.m exhibition space • 65 000 trade visitors • 2 200 exhibitors • 400 conferences • 200 innovations premiered • 8 sectors • 3 focus Partners villages Hosted in partnership with a professional organization, the villages and expertise clusters bring together in a common dedicated area companies specializing in a specific field.Recyclage ASBESTOS • Meet professionals of asbestos removal and review the latest developments about regulations and eradication industries. • Organized in partnership with Réso A+ SPACE APPLICATIONS • Organizations promoting the use of space for the environment are shining the spotlight on the numerous advantages that space technologies • offer for the implementation of sustainable development. ECOTECH NETWORK • The Network will be highlighting the advances in shared research works. • In partnership with the competitiveness clusters of the Ecotech network (network of eco-technology competitiveness clusters).   TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGIES • This area will feature products and services for the inspection and renovation of existing networks. • In partnership with the French scientific association for trench-free technologies (FSTT). SITES AND SOILS • Pollutec Horizons is shining the spotlight on the current technical and regulatory situation in the soil remediation business. • In partnership with the UPDS. ENGINEERING EXPERTISE • Meet engineering practices and design offices specializing in environmental engineering. More information : • Official website • Vivapolis : powered by French creativity To meet French companies at the French Pavillon: •  valerie.doghmane@ubifrance.fr •  elodie.planat@ubifrance.fr  

French mechanical engineering sector builds itself into a global leader

Harold MEURISSE - 21-oct.-2014 09:45:01
Véronique Cuziol, project head at Ubifrance, believes that the French mechanical engineering sector shows the best of the French manufacturing: “No, not all French industries are in decline. Some sectors are successful. For example, the mechanical engineering industry.” What exactly is this stellar industry all about? Mechanical engineering firms are diverse in products and services, but broadly they service and produce valued added products for the automobile, aerospace and railway industries.   The French mechanical engineering industry has a turnover of 113 billion euros annually, of which 45.6 billion are exported. These figures rank sixth worldwide and third within Europe. Overall there are over 50000 companies in the industry, including a few large players (Fives, Alstom, Areva and Air Liquide) and a healthy majority of smaller companies: 95% of all firms are  SMEs and start-ups.   Besides the USA and China, European markets are the traditional destinations of French exports in this sector. Germany remains by far the biggest importer. Therefore it’s not surprising that a great part of French mechanical engineering companies can be found at the world’s biggest industrial fair in Germany, the Hannover Messe.   French companies, and in particular SMEs, have been exceptionally effective in leveraging the country’s research clusters, some of the best in the world, into innovative solutions. A great example is the Mont Blanc Industries cluster, which specializes in precision machining, mechatronics and other advanced industrial techniques. There is a collective, national interest in creating what is being called the “Factory of the Future”: disruptive investments in technologies such as energy efficiency, 3d printing, and advanced robotics that will redefine the future of manufacturing through increased efficiency and reduction in costs.   Some of these French start-ups are making big splashes with innovative products. For example the French Expliseat, founded in 2011, produces the world’s lightest seat while also offering an innovative and ergonomic design, the “Titanium Seat.” Expliseat has recently received certification from the FAA (Federal American Aviation Administration) and can therefore supply the US aircraft industry.   Another example of a successful subsector is the textile machinery manufacturing: French firms offer extremely targeted and innovative products and an excellent customer service, as well as a highly skilled workforce.   The top 100 French subcontracting companies include a number of large businesses such as the LISI Group, which has a turnover of over one billion euros. There are also a myriad of smaller but nevertheless very ambitious companies such as Manoir Industries: specializing in metal forging and foundry, their objective is to become the world’s leader in the production of metals for the nuclear, oil & gas, petro-chemistry and construction sectors.   One must remember that France is one of the most attractive countries in Europe in terms of foreign investments, ranking 4th in the world in terms of industrial FDI. This is no surprise give that foreign investors have access to the second biggest economy in Europe, third highest hourly labour productivity, excellent infrastructure, and a central geographic position. Furthermore, France ranks second in Europe for the number of patent applications, with one in ten of these patents being the result of collaboration between a French and a foreign company.   Ubifrance, the French agency for export promotion, has 80 offices overseas. Its role is to help French companies in marketing their products abroad, as well assist foreign companies in finding French suppliers or partners.   More information about French companies : French exporters directory
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Welcome to the French Trade Commission – Business France office in Malaysia! “Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners.” As a member of the French diplomatic network in Malaysia, Business France’s three missions are: - Fostering export growth by French businesses. - Promoting and facilitating international investment in France.

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